Reihl Family History

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Reihl Name Meaning

German: variant of German Reihle (see Reil 2 and 3) or of Riehl.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Reil, Reehl, Reichl, Reif, Reis, Reeh, Keil, Reitz, Mehl, Reigel

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Reihl Family Origin

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Reihl Family Occupations

What did your Reihl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reihl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Reihl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reihl family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reihl.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Butcher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reihl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reihl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Reihl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reihl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 338 immigration records available for the last name Reihl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 751 military records available for the last name Reihl. For the veterans among your Reihl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reihl Life Expectancy

What is the average Reihl lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Reihl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Reihl in 1949 was 62, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reihl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reihl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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